7 Christmas light shows near Mobile to visit before ringing in the new year

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It’s time to enjoy some hot coco and a light show!. Photo via OWA’s Facebook

One of the best parts of the holiday season is all the beautiful lights that businesses and individuals alike decorate with, but they can sometimes be hard to find. Not sure where you can go to see the lights this year? We’ve rounded up seven different Christmas light shows near Mobile to make it easier on you.

1. Bellingrath’s Magic Christmas in Lights

Bellingrath Garden’s Magic Christmas in Lights is a must-see for everyone. Video from Bellingrath Gardens & Home’s Youtube channel.

Bellingrath Gardens & Home’s annual Magic Christmas in Lights is a walk-through light display throughout the 65-acre property, featuring more than three million lights.

You can even buy some hot chocolate mid-way through your stroll through the award-winning light display. What’s not to love?

2. Christmas Nights of Lights of Mobile

Try Christmas Nights of Lights for a COVID-19 safe Christmas lights option. Video from Christmas Nights of Lights of Mobile’s Youtube channel

Want to enjoy an expansive show of lights and music but don’t want to leave the comfort of your warm, cozy car? Then the Christmas Nights of Lights of Mobile may be the perfect choice for you.

Christmas Nights of Lights is made up of over one million lights and the show is synchronized to Christmas tunes you can hear from your car radio. It’s great for the whole family.

3. Holiday Tree Show

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OWA has its Christmas roster stack full of different events. Photo via OWA’s Facebook

Of the christmas light shows near Mobile, the Holiday Tree Show at Downtown OWA is guaranteed to be great time for all ages.

This Christmas, OWA is featuring a 36-foot Christmas tree that will shine, blink and shimmer to a number of your favorite holiday tunes.

4. 5th Annual Lighting up Lafayette

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Attending Lighting up Layfayette is a great way to have fun and support your local community. Photo via 5th Annual Lighting up Lafayette’s Facebook

Want to support a good cause while getting in the Holiday spirit? Lighting up Lafayette may be the choice for you!

Each house will showcase great decor and diaper collection bins for the Junior League of Mobile’s diaper bank. Be sure to bring some diaper donations with you.

The street’s holiday light display is only accessible by foot.

5. The Lights at Praise

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If you’re a fan of drive-thru light displays, you need to visit the Lights at Praise. Photo via Praise Family Church’s website.

The thousands of lights on display at Praise Family Church are always a stunning attraction. The free admission makes this drive-thru light show impossible to pass up.

6. The Christmas Trail at Graham Creek Nature Preserve

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Flyer via the Graham Creek Nature Preserve’s Facebook

A great choice for families with children, The Christmas Trail at Graham Creek Nature Preserve offers more than just your average Christmas light show.

Attendees can, of course, view the lights, take photos at the photo station and even send letters to Santa just in time for Christmas.

7. The Folsoms’ Light Show

The Folsoms put on a good light show every year for their neighbors and visitors from around Baldwin County. Video from Kenny Folsom’s Youtube channel

Looking for a Christmas light display with that good old-fashioned neighborhood touch? Look no further! This holiday light display is perfect to drive or walk by and still stay within the safety of a neighborhood.

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Now tell us, Mobile, which light display did we miss? Tag us @thebamabuzz on social + let us know

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